Hunting Accident

HuntingLee Walker, spokesman for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries said that an 11-year-old boy from Colonial Beach accidentally shot himself in the foot on Saturday during the opening day of general firearms season. The boy was deer hunting with his father and others in King George County and the incident occurred around 3 p.m., the boy’s gun accidentally discharged, hitting his big toe on the left foot. The boy was taken to Mary Washington Hospital for treatment. His name wasn’t released because he’s a minor.